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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By engineear
Took the car in today to the dealer to have the...

Took the car in today to the dealer to have the passenger airbag recall done. To diagnose my squeak they wanted $150...I passed. I did buy the original equipment BMW gold plated belt and after the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-24-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By engineear
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By engineear
Thanks. I spell it that way because it's a play...

Thanks. I spell it that way because it's a play on words. I did some recording when I had a synthesizer and went by engineEAR...referring to the audio.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-17-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By engineear
Question What else could this be?

Have a squeak that I thought was with the A/C compressor or pulley. I changed all the belts, pulleys and tensioners 25months/10000 miles ago. I changed the black pulley..no change. Today I changed...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 36,161
Views: 3,196,007
Posted By engineear
Replaced A/C evaporator and heater core. A...

Replaced A/C evaporator and heater core. A fun-filled 6 hours last Saturday and Sunday removing the dash, console, drop the steering column and other assorted mischief. Stealer wanted $2500, a friend...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-30-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 36,161
Views: 3,196,007
Posted By engineear
Replaced A/C evaporator and heater core. A...

Replaced A/C evaporator and heater core. A fun-filled 6 hours last Saturday and Sunday removing the dash, console, drop the steering column and other assorted mischief. Stealer wanted $2500, a friend...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 36,161
Views: 3,196,007
Posted By engineear
And wasn't that fun? Changed mine also at 120K....

And wasn't that fun? Changed mine also at 120K. If I keep it, the next time I think I'll install a catch can.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 36,161
Views: 3,196,007
Posted By engineear
Well, if the lower pic is the normal color that...

Well, if the lower pic is the normal color that one can see, when painted black they disappear. If that's what ya like, so be it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-09-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 36,161
Views: 3,196,007
Posted By engineear
Well, if the lower pic is the normal color that...

Well, if the lower pic is the normal color that one can see, when painted black they disappear. If that's what ya like, so be it.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 246,303
Posted By engineear
Was forced to change mine at 119K. This was a...

Was forced to change mine at 119K. This was a year and a half ago. Took my #2 son to look at a used Acura and when I went to drive away...nothing. Got a tow from #1 son's friend and I replaced it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By engineear
I had the same clunk. It's the bushing on the...

I had the same clunk. It's the bushing on the left side of the differential. What a PIA to change. Changed the diff fluid while in there. Problem solved. I had a friend with a lift do it for me for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-03-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By engineear
I have a sedan with sport seats, wheel,...

I have a sedan with sport seats, wheel, suspension. I'm also finding the front bumper is different...it what way I'm not sure...other than it may have air ducts for the brakes.
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-21-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By engineear
Good luck. Might as well change the diff fluid...

Good luck. Might as well change the diff fluid while you're there.
Forum: Miscellaneous BMW and E46 Parts 02-02-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By engineear
Interested in the brake kit. Part #'s and...

Interested in the brake kit. Part #'s and manufacturers needed.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-25-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By engineear
Been meaning to do this. Mine look like a coating...

Been meaning to do this. Mine look like a coating is peeling off. Not faded but peeling. Like a polycarbonate eyeglass lens that has a scratch coating gone bad.
So...wet sand paper first...always...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-12-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By engineear
Had to do mine twice. 1st one rolled/moved. 2nd...

Had to do mine twice. 1st one rolled/moved. 2nd time's a charm...no leaks anywhere...finally. Has been over a year and holding fast!
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 12-02-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,339
Posted By engineear
What a moronic statement. Stick your marbles. ...

What a moronic statement. Stick your marbles.

Have owned a V1 forever. But, understand, I don't constantly exceed the limit.
The LEO/HP in Phoenix allow(?) about 7 miles over the limit on the...
Forum: Miscellaneous 10-06-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By engineear
Why come to a site you've posted on and probably...

Why come to a site you've posted on and probably have asked for, and gotten, great help, only to try to rip us off? Don't treat us as stupid. When you do such things it only shows YOUR stupidity....
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-15-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By engineear
Very likely to be OFHG if it's never been done....

Very likely to be OFHG if it's never been done. It's only a $5 part and an easy DIY.

Describe easy. You will remove many items to get that $5 replacement.
The CCV should be replaced...how many...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-20-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By engineear
Well, if it's old, like mine was, it will be...

Well, if it's old, like mine was, it will be brown and mimic the look of oil. Change all hoses and the power steering reservoir which includes the filter. Replace clamps with new clamps.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By engineear
If memory serves, I got mine OEM from...

If memory serves, I got mine OEM from oembimmerparts. Pain in the butt doing that too but done in the home garage with assistance from the younger offspring. The oil pan gasket...went to my eldest...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 36,161
Views: 3,196,007
Posted By engineear
Nah..mine's a 2001 built in 9-2000 with 126+K and...

Nah..mine's a 2001 built in 9-2000 with 126+K and looks the same. Purring at the moment. Change the oil and filter often and no worries.
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-24-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,164
Posted By engineear
How many miles? CCV..replace it. Oil tube O...

How many miles? CCV..replace it. Oil tube O rings...top and bottom. My last leak was the oil pan gasket. When driving around, the air passing underneath threw oil back to the tranny. Messy. All gone...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,192
Posted By engineear
It's a keeper for the foreseeable future. Have...

It's a keeper for the foreseeable future. Have replaced just about everything other than internals. Replacing motor and transmission mounts today. Did the oil pan gasket last week and found the...
Forum: Parting Out 06-15-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,669
Posted By engineear
What shape is the hood and front bumper cover in?...

What shape is the hood and front bumper cover in? I'd come get them. Any close up pics of them? I could use the top of the oil filter...$20 shipped to 85205. PayPal?
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